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Practise <, > and =

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Enhance your Year 3 and Year 4 students' understanding of mathematical symbols with our free worksheet, "Practise Greater Than and Less Than." This engaging resource helps students learn to use the < and > symbols to compare numbers effectively. Download the worksheet for free by clicking the button at the bottom of the page!


What Is "Practise Greater Than and Less Than"?

"Practise Greater Than and Less Than" is a free printable worksheet designed to help students in Years 3 and 4 master the use of the greater than (<) and less than (>) symbols when comparing numbers. This essential skill is a cornerstone of mathematical literacy and is crucial for students as they progress in their maths education.


How to Use the Worksheet

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Print the Worksheet:

    • Download and print the "Practise Greater Than and Less Than" worksheet.

  2. Comparing Numbers:

    • Students look at pairs of numbers provided on the worksheet.

  3. Cutting and Pasting Symbols:

    • Students cut out the <, >, and = symbols from the provided sheet.

    • They then glue the correct symbol between each pair of numbers to indicate whether the first number is greater than, less than, or equal to the second number.


Enhancing the Activity:

  • Maths Centres and Rotations:

    • For added durability and reuse, laminate all the pages of the worksheet.

    • Provide dry erase markers so students can practice repeatedly.

    • Place laminated <, >, and = symbols between the numbers for a hands-on activity that reinforces their understanding.


Why Use "Practise Greater Than and Less Than"?

  • Engaging and Interactive:

    • The cut-and-paste format keeps students engaged and actively involved in learning.

  • Hands-On Learning:

    • By physically placing the symbols between numbers, students develop a stronger conceptual understanding of comparison.

  • Versatile Use:

    • Ideal for individual practice, maths centres, or small group rotations.

    • Can be laminated for repeated use, making it a durable and versatile classroom resource.


Ready to Enhance Your Maths Lessons?

Incorporate the "Practise Greater Than and Less Than" worksheet into your teaching to help students build confidence in their number comparison skills. This free resource is a valuable addition to any Year 3 or Year 4 maths curriculum.


Click the button below to download your free copy of the "Practise Greater Than and Less Than" worksheet and start practicing today!

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